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Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones - UKULELE CHORDS

Time to share another ukulele chord sheet for a tune we play in the Nantwich N'Ukes. Jumpin' Jack Flash by the Rolling Stones


It's actually a pretty easy song to play, but it is all in the chords and the rhythm. A couple of elements you will want to take on board.

Before each verse there is a repeated pattern of A in to G. To get the feel of this right you need to be hammering on and off the the E string third fret when you play that chord. Have a listen to our sound cloud at the end (playing it far to fast and you should get the idea). But for beginners you can just play A and G.

The second element is the fast triple strum on the A at the end of the intro chord sequence of A, D, G, A , and in the repeat of that sequence before the final verse. It's basically a couple of very quick triple strums of the A chord, down up down. It's marked as A/// in the chord sheet below.

Thanks to N'Uke Corinne who worked these chords up for us.


JUMPING JACK FLASH

Intro: A D G A,   D G A,  D G A.... A/// A///

A G x4

I was [A] born in a [G] crossfire hurricane [A] [G]
And I [A] howled at my [G] ma in the driving [A] rain [G]

But it's [C] all [G] right [D] now, in fact it's a [A] gas
But it's [C] all [G] right, I'm [D] Jumpin' Jack Flash
It's a [A] gas, gas gas!  A/// A///

A G x 2

I was [A] raised by a [G] toothless bearded [A] hag [G]
I was [A] schooled with a [G] strap right across my [A] back [G]


But it's [C] all [G] right [D] now, in fact it's a [A] gas
But it's [C] all [G] right, I'm [D] Jumpin' Jack Flash
It's a [A] gas, gas gas!  A/// A///

A D G A,  D G A,  D G A.... A/// A///

A G x 2

I was [A] drowned, I was [G] washed up and left for [A] dead [G]
I fell [A] down to my [G] feet and I saw they [A] bled [G]
Yeah and I [A] frowned at the [G] crumbs of a crust of [A] bread [G]
Oh yeah yeah
I was [A] crowned with a [G] spike right through my [A] head [G]


But it's [C] all [G] right [D] now, in fact it's a [A] gas
But it's [C] all [G] right, I'm [D] Jumpin' Jack Flash
It's a [A] gas, gas gas!  A/// A///

[A] Jumping Jack Flash [G] it's a gas!
[A] Jumping Jack Flash [G] it's a gas!
[A] Jumping Jack Flash [G] it's a gas!
[A] Jumping Jack Flash [G] it's a gas!

A///



2 comments:

UkulelesRFun said...

Oh my gosh!!! I've been working on this and I finally got it. Thank you, this is so much fun to play!

Anonymous said...

Hey, thanks very much; I´m German and saw this page the first time.
I´ll try this song - I think your work is very helpful!

Greets from Bavaria

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